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2017 Pacific Coast Fog Fest: Saturday | Pacifica
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palmetto Street
2017 Pacific Coast Fog Fest: Saturday | Pacifica

Say goodbye to summer with a weekend of sun, sand, and surf at the 32nd annual Fog Fest in Pacifica featuring live music, art, food and activities. Fog Fest 2017 September 23-24, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm Palmetto Street, Pacifica FREE The Fog ...

2017 Bay Area Blues Festival | East Bay
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2017 Bay Area Blues Festival | East Bay

Perfectly set in Historic Downtown Martinez, the 7th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival is a lively weekend filled with authentic blues music, beautiful art and craft booths, gourmet food from local restaurants, bistro-style seating areas, craft beer, fine wines and more. Please note the festival ...

2017 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2017 Northern California Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Everything is $3 or less. On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free ...

Budweiser 8th Annual Car Show | Fairfield
Budweiser 8th Annual Car Show | Fairfield
This event supports their 32nd year, in house non-profit charity, Families Helping Families. Last year there were classic cars, live music, DJ, beer garden, silent auction, food & vendors and of course, brewery tours. See what they have in store for you this year.
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Hello Kitty Truck Comes Back to San Jose | Santana Row
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for other purchases
| Santana Row
Hello Kitty Truck Comes Back to San Jose | Santana Row
Hello San Jose. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be returning to Santana Row on Saturday 9/23. Come say hello to them across from Sino between 10am-8pm and pick up some super cute treats, while supplies last.
Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea
TI Flea celebrates the start of Fall with seasonal cocktails and brews, 30+ food trucks, live DIY painting workshops, a collection of vintage trailers and of course our 400+ curated vendors to shop. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner ...
50¢ Dance Class Day | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Saturday, September 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: 50¢*
*Suggested Donation to benefit our youth programs
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
50¢ Dance Class Day | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
The 50 Cent Tabernacle is a series of open, mixed-level dance classes with some of the Bay Area’s foremost masters of the craft. This month’s Tabernacle is inspired by YBCA’s fall Transform Festival, composed of prolific and experimental performances built around the urgent question: Why Citizenship? ...
“Finding Christopher Park” Festival: Doggie Fashion Show, Puppets & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and donations are very much welcome
| Christopher Park
The purpose of this, first time ever Christopher Park Festival, is to raise awareness about this gorgeous and hidden park in Diamond Heights. There will be entertainment and activities for everyone. Schedule: 10:00am – Storytime and Puppets with Charlie’s Corner & Little Folkies Children’s Music 11:00am – Doggie Fashion Show ...
2017 “City Kids” Family Fair: Elmo, Freebies & Fire Trucks | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 445 Church Street
2017
Join the Children’s Council of San Francisco for games, arts/crafts, and other fun educational activities for the whole family. Live music and dance performances, photos with Elmo, food vendors, and a fire truck. Plus free tote bags, books and bags of fresh produce for the first ...
2017 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2017

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Robin | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 23 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: Robin | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. A California native, Chef Adam Tortosa is the chef/owner of the Hayes Valley’s hippest sushi bar, Robin. After earning an international business degree from the University of ...
2017 California “Kubb” Championships | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 10:45 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch, but if you want to join the game, there is an entrance fee.
| Panhandle Park (Clayton & Fell)
2017 California
“The Bay to Breakers of lawn game tournaments, with less crime and garbage.” This year, the group will most likely be complying with USA Kubb official gameplay rules. The big changes: No more stacking Larger court No need to rotate kubb thrower They’d recommend getting some practice on the new rules, ...
Farmers Market String Band Contest | Berkeley
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
Farmers Market String Band Contest | Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

2017 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
2017
Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peaceful activities for all ages and backgrounds. Peace in the Park Festival Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Golden Gate Park Bandshell, near de Young ...
2017 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Food, Dance & Music | Japantown
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Osaka Matsuri: SF’s “Sister City” Food, Dance & Music | Japantown
Japantown is pleased to host “Osaka Matsuri,” an event to celebrate their oldest sister city relationship with Osaka, Japan. This year, San Francisco is celebrating its 60th year of its relationship with Japanese sister city Osaka by hosting “Osaka Matsuri.” Enjoy Japanese music and dance performances at ...
$20 Saturday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF
$20 Saturday Tickets: Oktoberfest by the Bay 2017 | SF

The 18th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay brings the spirit of Munich, Germany to the city by the bay with tasty German fare, lots of great German beer, Bavarian dancing, and an authentic German “oompah” music from 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and more. Oktoberfest by the ...

SF Open Studios Preview Pop-Up | Castro
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Castro & 18th
SF Open Studios Preview Pop-Up | Castro
Join ArtSpan Artists once again at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro for art, music, and live painting performance as we create excitement for the SF Open Studios event coming this fall. Live Painters: Sophia Lee Claudio Talavera-Ballon Marius Starkey Pop-Up Art Sales Johnny Botts Heather Robinson Denise Tarantino Mark Harris Rob Cox Live Music: 11am- 11:45am ...
West Portal Centennial Celebration | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | 178 West Portal
West Portal Centennial Celebration | SF
Come celebrate West Portal’s 100th anniversary with a full day of activities, including food trucks, a jumpy house, face painting, and local bands. You can also help paint a mural with local artist Sirron Norris.
2017 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF
2017 Greek Food Festival: Saturday | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Saturday | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2017: Saturday | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to skate and to watch horseshoes. $10 to enter the horseshoe tournament.
| Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Courts
2017 Lord of the Ringer: Horseshoe Tourney & Skate Jam | Golden Gate Park
The SF Horseshoe Pitching Club is back with the 7th “Lord of the Ringer” horseshoe tournament and skate jam in Golden Gate Park. Please note this event is on Saturday, September 23, 2017, not Sunday, as was originally listed. That’s right, Golden Gate Park has a ...
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: King Knish | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting: King Knish | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, featuring one of our market sellers. Offering “old world dishes with a new world twist,” Ramni Levy creates handmade knishes, latkes, and condiments that pay tribute to ...
No Hate in the Bay: March Against White Supremacy | Berkeley
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 63rd St. & Adeline
No Hate in the Bay: March Against White Supremacy | Berkeley
Join fellow community members to let fascists, the alt-right and all white supremacists know that they are not are not welcome in the Bay Area. Stay for a festival of resistance to celebrate the multiracial, multicultural, queer, trans, disabled, and interfaith communities.
Outdoor Project Block Party at 21st Amendment | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission, Bring cash for drinks
| 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant
Outdoor Project Block Party at 21st Amendment | SF
Outdoor Project’s Block Party will fill your day with outdoor adventure inspiration, gear demos, giveaways, live music, games, food trucks, and beer. This event is open to all ages, furry friends and is free. The event will be hosted with 21st Amendment and will benefit Big City ...
Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park
Saturday, September 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Magic Meadow
Magic Meadow Fall Equinox Pagan Ritual | GG Park
Celebrate the time of balance, the time of harvest, and thanks at the Fall Equinox ritual with the local pagan group, Reclaiming Bay Area, at 1 pm on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Please bring food and/or non-alcohol drinks to share at the post-ritual feast. Flowers and ...
Marcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, September 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Marcus Shelby Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens
Internationally acclaimed bassist/composer Marcus Shelby occupies his own niche in the Bay Area’s jazz eco-system. As the leader of a powerfully swinging 15-piece big band and the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival resident composer, he’s used the ensemble as a vehicle for developing epic works exploring ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017: “Hamlet” Preview | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park 2017:

For the 35th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of Hamlet. The play, about the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark over his nephew Prince Hamlet, speaks strongly about disenfranchisement, frustration, and the need for action during ...

World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017 | Oakland
Saturday, September 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017 | Oakland
Come and share a minute of eye contact with strangers in public to rebuild our sense of shared humanity in Oakland. This is part of “The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017“, coordinated by “The Liberators International” in cities all over the world and your participation ...